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Translation of "battle" - English-Spanish dictionary

battle

noun   /ˈbæt·l/
B1 a fight between two armies in a war batalla the Battle of Waterloo
a fight against something that is very difficult, or that is hurting you batalla a long battle against cancer
be fighting a losing battle
to try hard to do something when there is no chance that you will succeed luchar por una causa perdida I try to control what my children watch on TV, but I think I’m fighting a losing battle.
verb   /ˈbæt·l/ ( present participle battling, past tense and past participle battled)
to try very hard to do something difficult luchar Both teams are battling for a place in the final.
(Definition of battle from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

battle

noun /ˈbӕtl/
a fight between opposing armies or individuals batalla the Battle of Britain The two sides fought a fierce battle.
battleaxe noun ( battleax)
(informal) an unpleasant, aggressive, and controlling older woman Bruja The woman who runs the hostel is an irritable battleaxe/battleax.
a large axe/ax which was formerly used as a weapon. Hacha
battlefield noun
the place where a battle is, or was, fought campo de batalla Dead bodies covered the battlefield.
battleship noun
a heavily armed and armoured warship acorazado The Bismarck was the largest battleship of the German navy during the 1940s.
(Definition of battle from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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